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Robbery Arrest

Date Published: 2018-02-07

Two males have been arrested in response to a disturbance call on the evening of February 5, 2018 on Tuscany Drive.

Mac's Robbery Arrest

Date Published: 2018-02-06

A 38-year-old Thunder Bay man was arrested last night in connection with a robbery of a Macs Store at 708 May Street North.

Robbery at Oliver Road Convenience Store

Date Published: 2018-01-25

Just after midnight on January 25, 2018, officers attended the Mac's Convenience Store on Oliver Road to investigate a robbery that had just occurred.

The 20 year old male employee reported that two males entered the store with their face covered. One male produced a knife and demanded money out of the till while the second male took a number of cigarette packages.

Suspect #1 is described as being an Indigenous male approximately 5'8" tall.

He was wearing black pants with a white vertical stripe, a black hoodie with a very distinctive white Nike swoosh on the front.

Multiple Fraud Related Charges Laid

Date Published: 2018-01-25

Thunder Bay Police have arrested a Thunder Bay resident on a number of Fraud related charges.

The TBPS Economic Crime Unit have completed investigating eleven complaints received since 2016 from various individuals who hired a handyman and prepaid for home renovations or items that were never delivered. 

Theft of Motor Vehicle Arrest

Date Published: 2018-01-22

On Monday January 22, 2018 at 2:15 a.m., an officer on general patrol observed a vehicle being driven by a young male who was believed to be an unlicensed driver.

The officer conducted a traffic stop at Arthur Street and the Expressway. The driver identified himself and was confirm to be unlicensed.

Thunder Bay Police seeking Fort William First Nation artists

Date Published: 2018-01-22

The Thunder Bay Police Service today made a call for Fort William First Nation artists to collaborate with a team in designing a display of works that will be housed at the 1200 Balmoral Street police station.

In the spirit of the Friendship Agreement signed with Fort William First Nation, the Thunder Bay Police Service is looking to recognize that it is on the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation, signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850.

Three Suspects Arrested in Robbery

Date Published: 2018-01-18

Thunder Bay Police responded to a 911 call from the Commissary Convenience Store reporting a robbery that had occurred just before 7:30 p.m. on January 17, 2018.

The male clerk advised that a male entered the store with a balaclava and demanded money while pointing a syringe at him.

Plane Diverted to Thunder Bay for Arrest of Unruly Passenger

Date Published: 2018-01-16

Thunder Bay Police officers were dispatched to the Thunder Bay International Airport and boarded an Air Canada flight just after 4:00 p.m. on January 12, 2018.

Officers were briefed on the situation by the flight crew and requested the male to exit the plane.

He complied and was arrested once outside the plane.

Awali Yusuf Abdi, 31 years old from Ottawa, Ontario has been charged with Assault in an Aircraft in Flight contrary to section 77(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada. He was remanded into custody on Saturday and will appear in court again this afternoon.

Robbery Suspect to be Identified

Date Published: 2018-01-16

The Thunder Bay Police Service is releasing a video of a suspect responsible for a robbery with a gun last evening.

Officers attended the Mac's Convenience Store located on Cumberland Street to take a report of an incident that occurred at 11:55 p.m. on January 15, 2018. The 24 year old male employee stated that a male entered the store and walked straight to the counter and demanded money. The male had his face covered and was holding a gun. The employee complied and the suspect left the store without incident.

Honouring the Memory of Constable John S. Kusznier - 40 Year Anniversary

Date Published: 2018-01-15

Monday, January 15th, 2018 will mark the 40th anniversary of the death of Constable John S. Kusznier.


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